Home gardening, landscaping tips, and how-tos for your lawn and garden.
Start a Garden in Six Simple Steps
Learn how to start a new garden this spring using our helpful steps.
How Do Insects Survive in the Winter?
Discover insects' secret to winter survival, and learn if ants are really all that bad.
The Difference Between Hardy and Tender Bulbs
Learn the difference between hardy and tender bulbs and when to plant them.
What’s The Difference Between Lichen and Moss?
Learn the difference between lichen and moss and what they tell you about your yard.
Tips for Green Thumbs
Gardening tips from Illinois flower growers.
Booming Blooms in Illinois
Illinois growers offer colorful flowers for springtime celebrations.
Where’s My Perennial Plant?
A look into the causes for perennial plant no-shows.
Why You Should Make Your Own Holiday Wreath
Here are some tips to create wonderful holiday wreaths.
Does Mistletoe Grow in Illinois, and Why Do We Kiss Underneath It?
When there's mistletoe around, watch where you step! Chris Enroth, a horticulture educator at University of Illinois Extension,...
Liven Up Your Winter Landscape
Add some winter interest to your landscape with plants for the off-season.